The Swing Shift Shuffle is a radio program of swing, big band, jazz, boogie woogie and other popular music from the 1930's and 40's that airs every Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. (US Central Time) on WEVL 89.9 FM in Memphis, Tennessee, with a live webcast at wevl.org. In addition to the radio show, this blog is dedicated to all aspects of the Swing Era, including art, automobiles, cartoons, comics, history, movies, music, news, science, technology, and anything else that happened during that time. It also includes announcements about events in the Memphis/Mid-South area related to the Swing Era, such as classic movies, concerts, dances, lectures, etc. If you see something that fits the description, send it to me at tim@wevl.org. If you would like more information about the radio show, just go to the Radio Show FAQ page.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Solo Flight

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Solo Flight" by Benny Goodman and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Playlist For January 13, 2021

The playlist for the January 13, 2021 broadcast of the Swing Shift Shuffle has now been added to the playlist filing cabinet.

Sunrise Serenade: There's Frost On The Moon

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "There's Frost On The Moon" by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra with Peg LaCentra on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: The Continental

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "The Continental" by Ambrose and His Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, January 11, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Sliphorn Jive

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Sliphorn Jive" by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra.  Enjoy the video from YouTube

Friday, January 8, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Song Of India

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Song Of India" by the Casa Loma Orchestra.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Calloway Boogie

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Calloway Boogie" by Cab Calloway.  Enjoy this video featuring the man himself from YouTube

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Diga Diga Doo

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Diga Diga Doo" by Lena Horne from the 1943 film, Stormy Weather.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Long About Midnight

Today's Sunrise Serenade was "Long About Midnight" by the Mills Brothers.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line

Monday, January 4, 2021

Sunrise Serenade: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Winds

This morning's Sunrise Serenade was "Blow, Blow Thou Winter Winds" by Bob Crosby and His Bobcats with Marian Mann on vocal.  Click on the song title to listen courtesy of Jazz On Line